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Petrofac Completes Work at Badra

By John Lee. In its trading update on Tuesday morning, Petrofac has confirmed that it has reached “mechanical completion” of the third and final train on the Badra project. The scope of work included detailed design, engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up work on the Badra development’s central processing facility. (Source: Petrofac)

Badra to hit 115,000 bpd in 2017

By John Lee. The First Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Russia’s Gazprom Neft has said that the company plans to boost oil production at Iraq’s Badra oil field from 65,000 barrels per day at present to 115,000 bpd “in the next year“. Vadim Yakovlev told the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) on Thursday that […]

Badra Oilfield to Increase Production

By John Lee. The senior deputy minister for oil has said that production at the Badra oilfield in Wasit province will reach 65,000 bpd by the end of this year. Fayadh H. Niema made the announcement during his inspection visit to two oil and gas treatment units at the field. Assim Jihad, spokesman for the […]

Gazprom Updates on Iraq Ops

By John Lee. In a Management Report released to the markets, Gazprom gave the following update on its operations in Iraq: The Badrah field (pictured) (30% held by Gazprom Neft Group): In 2015 production was 1.4 million tons of oil, a level sufficient for the project to pay back. The Garmian block in Iraq (Kurdistan) […]

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Petrofac will soon complete Badra Project

By John Lee. Petrofac announced its final results for the year ended 31 December 2015 on Wednesday. As part of its update, it said  it has completed “the second of three trains on the Badra project in Iraq and the third train is expected to be completed shortly“. (Source: Petrofac)

The Iraqi Shanty Town Between Two Oil Fields

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Between Black Gold, Bleak Prospects: Visiting The Iraqi Shanty Town Between Two Oil Fields NIQASH visits Wasit’s Oil Town. But this is no wealthy area for oil billionaires. This shanty […]

Gazprom Almost Doubles Processing Capacity at Badra

Gazprom Neft has announced that a new process train (process train B) has been brought into operation at the central processing facility at Iraq’s Badra field (pictured). The commissioning of this new infrastructure facility increases capacity at the central processing facility from 45,000 to 85,000 barrels per day. Process train B is intended for the […]

ALE Wins Lifting Contract at Zubair

By John Lee. UK-based heavy transport and installation contractor ALE has been awarded the DGS Zubair Oil Field Project. The project scope comprises heavy haulage, engineering and installation services. The DGS project has already commenced and ALE has received several shipments at Umm Qasr Port. A number of cranes, with a capacity ranging from 200t to […]

Gazprom: Badra Production Doubled

By Robert Tollast. Russia’s Gazprom Neft has announced that production at the Badra field in Wasit province is close to double last year’s production, now reaching 28,000 bpd. Gazprom Neft’s commercial production and exports at Badra started in September last year, after the company signed a contract to develop the field in January 2010, as […]

Gazprom Neft gets First Batch of Iraq Oil

Gazprom Neft, the operator of the Badra field development project, has received the first batch of Kirkuk grade oil from the Iraqi government. The crude oil has been given to the company in compensation for its investment in the field development. 500 thousand barrels (about 70 thousand tonnes) of oil was delivered in the first […]

Gazprom Neft to Conduct Seismic Survey

Gazprom Neft is to conduct a 2D seismic survey on the south-eastern section of the Halabja block. The technical equipment and personnel required for the survey are currently being transferred from the south-western section, where the company has already successfully completed a survey spanning 225 linear km. 2D seismic surveys covering approximately 870 linear km […]